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National Summary

Today

Cloudy with rain in many places today, locally heavy with a slight risk of thunder. Drier brighter weather will extend from the southwest. Highest temperatures of 15 and 20 degrees in mostly moderate northwest breezes.

Tonight

Any lingering rain along the north will clear tonight and it will become mostly dry with some clear spells developing. Minimum temperatures of 8 to 10 Celsius in a light northwesterly breeze. A few mist and fog patches will form also.

Tomorrow

Dry with a few bright spells breaking through at first. However cloud will build from the south through the course of the afternoon and outbreaks of rain will push into the south and southeast later in the day. Top temperatures of 15 to 19 degrees in light northerly or variable breezes.

Outlook

Outbreaks of rain will spread northwards over the country during Sunday night and clear Monday morning to isolated showers. Lowest temperatures of 8 to 11 degrees in light variable breezes. Monday will be mainly dry with just isolated showers and some sunny spells developing later. Top temperatures of 15 to 20 degrees in light breezes. Monday night will be mostly dry at first but outbreaks of rain will push into the west later in the night, clearing to isolated showers by morning. Light southerly winds will become moderate southwesterly. Isolated showers on Tuesday morning will clear to give a mostly dry day with sunny spells. Top temperatures of 14 to 18 degrees in moderate to fresh westerly winds. Tuesday night will be dry with good clear spells and winds fall light. Wednesday will start dry and bright but cloud will increase from the west again later with rain spreading eastwards during Wednesday night.The overnight rain will clear to scattered showers on Thursday with sunny spells developing later.

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Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

West, 11 Knots, Light rain, 4 Miles, 1009, Steady

Dublin Airport

North, 11 Knots, Mod rain, 1.0 Miles, 1007, Steady

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

West, 20 Knots, Wave ht: 1.4 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1009, Rising slowly

Roches Point Automatic

West-Northwest, 17 Knots, Gust 28 Knots, Cloudy, 21 Miles, 1011, Rising

Sherkin Island Automatic

West, 11 Knots, Fair, 12 Miles, 1013, Rising slowly

Valentia Automatic

North-Northwest, 10 Knots, Cloudy, 14 Miles, 1014, Rising slowly

Mace Head Automatic

Northwest, 18 Knots, Cloudy, 14 Miles, 1012, Rising slowly

Belmullet Automatic

Northwest, 13 Knots, Cloudy, 9 Miles, 1012, Rising slowly

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

Northwest, 3 Knots, Wave ht:0.3 m, 1006, Steady

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

Northwest, 12 Knots, Wave ht: 1.6 m, 1015, Rising slowly

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

Northwest, 15 Knots, Wave height not available, 1012, Rising slowly

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

East-Southeast, 3 Knots, Wave ht: 1.4 m, 1015, Rising slowly

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast untill 0500 Friday 12 May 2017 Issued at 0500 Thursday 11 May 2017

Meteorological Situation at 0300: A light, variable airflow covers Ireland as high pressure declines over central Europe. A shallow depression will approach the southeast coast today.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Slyne Head to Rossan Pt to Belfast Lough

Wind: Mainly southerly force 3 or less, becoming variable or northerly this evening and becoming variable tonight.

Weather: Fair this morning, showers developing in the south this afternoon, extending northwards and becoming more widespread tonight.

Visibility: Good, decreasing moderate or poor in showers.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Belfast Lough to Wicklow Head to Mizen Head and for the Irish Sea

Wind: North to northeast force 3 or less, becoming variable tonight.

Weather: Fair this morning, showers developing in the south this afternoon, extending northwards and becoming more widespread tonight.

Visibility: Good, decreasing moderate or poor in showers.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Mizen head to Loop Head to Slyne Head

Wind: Northerly force 3 or less, veering northwesterly force 2 to 4 this afternoon, decreasing force 2 or 3 later this evening, continuing the same overnight.

Weather: Fair this morning, showers developing in the south this afternoon, extending northwards and becoming more widespread tonight.

Visibility: Good, decreasing moderate or poor in showers.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0500 Saturday 13 May 2017: Generally light to moderate variable winds, Scattered showers, some heavy.

Weather Warnings

National Warning

Widespread rain with the risk of heavy and thundery downpours for a time on Saturday which may lead to accumulations of 20-30mm.

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